Monthly Archives: March 2011

I Don’t Eat Well So I Can live to be 100

I don’t do much now-a-days except sit in a chair to feed and rock my new beautiful, sweet, precious, amazing, little boy. In doing this, I have alot of time to think. Lately, something’s been weighing heavily on my heart. … Continue reading

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Spring sprouting

In all reality, we are a tad behind on our garden. I don’t think it’ll be too detrimental, but I kinda wish we’d gotten started a bit earlier. That said, we have made some progress.. On starting indoors Some vegetables … Continue reading

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About Our Birth Story

The birth story of Saylor Jack was posted this week on the Marvelous Kiddo blog! We love this blog – it was a great encouragement to us during Kate’s pregnancy, as the blog often posts the stories of women doing … Continue reading

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“Memories, like the corners of my mind…”

Enough years have passed to go diggin’ for old memories. Here are a few in prose. TEN MEN/”Happy Thoughts” So dainty and empowering, her hand in the crook of my arm is like a declaration, “I am with him.” Good … Continue reading

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Chance, Orthodoxy, and Re-inventing the wheel

One might infer from the title that the three topics mentioned will somehow be intricately intertwined herein – that new, special revelations of a three-fold nature will be unfurled. Not so much. These are just three ideas that have been … Continue reading

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Baby Saylor Pictures!!!

Thanks to Aunt Jessica for taking these pictures. Saylor misses you already!

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Birth Story: Part II

The Birth Story – Saylor Jack Bechtold This is the story of how our boy, Saylor Jack Bechtold, made his grand entrance into the world. Here’s how it all went down…in our words (Nathan in plain text, Kate in italics) … Continue reading

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Learning About Natural Childbirth

Here’s a list of blogs, books, documentaries for those interested in pursuing natural childbirth (we highly recommend it!), or even just learning a little more (we highly recommend it!)… Blogs: Fearless Birth Marvelous Kiddo Passionate Homemaking Walk Slowly Live Wildly … Continue reading

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Garden Tilling By Hand

I googled gardening quotes to cleverify the post and this is what I came up with: “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” – Lou Erickson I will agree. I am not quite … Continue reading

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The Three Little Pigs and the Big, Bad….Kitty?

Once upon a time, there lived three little pigs, of the American Mule Foot variety, named Mr. Lucky Heartnose, Tiny, and Thunder Bumper.                                   … Continue reading

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